FARM Training Opportunities

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Foundations in Agricultural-based industries for Refugees and Migrants (FARM)

New Training Opportunities for Employment

Are you looking for new employment in Calgary? Do you have experience or interest in landscaping? Join our new FARM training program that leads to an opportunity for employment! We have partnered with a local landscape developer to offer this program FREE of charge for participating students. Only 13 seats are available.

The FARM Training program:

  1. 3 weeks of in-class training, where you will learn skills related to landscaping. Training includes job-specific English language training and practical hands-on lessons related to the industry, such as equipment handling, health and safety procedures, and production processes.
  2. Successful completion of the training program leads to an opportunity for full time employment at a sponsored company.

Hear from previous students who have found work through FARM:


Naturalized Citizen, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee

18+ years of age

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 3 or higher
(Please contact us if your scores are lower)

Driver’s Licence (Class 5)

Availability for full time work from April to November


April 6 – April 23, 2020

(72 hours of training over 3 weeks)


TIES Forest Lawn
1723 – 40th Street NE


Training costs are $2,900

You can take this course for FREE if you qualify under various funding schemes. Please contact


Intake 1
In-class training (3 weeks): April 6 – April 23, 2020

FARM Class Schedule 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
12:00 – 6:00PM 12:00 – 6:00PM 12:00 – 6:00PM 12:00 – 6:00PM

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